Ana Rodriguez  

Ana Rodriguez

BS ’86, MS ‘88; Co-Founder and CEO of Bia Energy

Dr. Rodriguez is Co-Founder and CEO of Bia Energy, a late development stage alternative low carbon fuel production company, where she is leading all aspects of technology and commercial development as well as project financing.

Ana was previously a Group Director in the Printed Circuit Board and Systems Division at Cadence Design Systems, where she led the integrated design platform initiative for system level products and defined alliance partner solutions. Prior to Cadence, she was a Managing Associate

at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she led a large variety of consulting engagements in manufacturing, technology solutions and product development.

Ana has a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Texas and an M.S. and B.S. in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from Columbia University. Ana has held various board and alumni leadership positions at SEAS and Columbia University and is co-chair of the She Opened the Door Leadership Group and the Engineering Development Council.